Big Eyes (2014) dir. Tim Burton
Based on the real life story of a Margaret Keane, a painter in an abusive relationship with the man who took her fame.
"Well from where I'm standing I don't see much good anywhere. Just a lot of pride and thievery and people treating each other poorly."

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) dir. Wes Anderson
The legendary concierge re-tells the tale of his inherited hotel to a brooding author whose taken residence.
"You see, there are still faint glimmers of civilization left in this barbaric slaughterhouse that was once known as humanity. Indeed that's what we provide in our own modest, humble, insignificant...oh, fuck it."

Whiplash (2014) dir. Damien Chazelle
Young drummer Andrew enters a power dynamic with his overly aggressive mentor and his passion for the art.
"I'd rather die drunk, broke at 34 and have people at a dinner table talk about me than live to be rich and sober at 90 and nobody remember who I was."

From Up on Poppy Hill (2012) dir. Goro Miyazaki
Its 1963 and two high school students find that coincidence and past family relations have led them into a complicated love story.
"There's no future for people who worship the future, and forget the past."

Constantine (2005) dir. Francis Lawrence
DC comics puts John Constantine onto the big screen with multiple trips to hell, a set of twins, and a whole lotta exorcism. Satan shows up to but that's whatever.
"Hello, John. John, hello. You're the one soul I would come up here to collect myself."

Grosse Pointe Blank (1997) dir. George Armitage
The freelance hitman lives a relatively simple life until he's sent an invitation for his ten-year high school reunion.
"They all have husbands and wives and children and houses and dogs and, you know they've all made themselves a part of something and the can talk about what they do. What am I gonna say? "I killed the president of Paraguay with a fork. How've you been?"

Leon: The Professional (1994) dir. Luc Besson
Loyalty and rules keep the good guys killing the bad ones, Leon sticks to himself but finds himself having to talk to people instead of plants.
"The plant is my best friend. Always happy. No questions."

True Romace (1993) dir. Tony Scott
Packing punches with triple Kung-Fu features and a wholesome love between the average southern escort and comic book nerd who happen to steal cocaine.
"You just said you love me, now if I say I love you and just throw caution to the wind and let the chips fall where they may and you're lying to me I'm gonna fucking die."

Dead Poets Society (1989)
High school is awful especially when you have to build your own radio and the only chance you have for fun is reading poetry at night in a cave.
"We don't read and write poetry because it's cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for."

The Godfather: Part II (1974)
The height and intensity of the trilogy is showcased beautifully in the second edition of the film, more mobsters, casinos, and the old fashioned Corleone.
"He was stupid. I was lucky. Ill visit him soon."